How Brexit Will Impact Trucking

For BMW to run its factories in England, it requires 150 trucks a day to transport parts and equipment arriving from mainland Europe. It sends 118 trucks, also packed with products, to the mainland.

The level of integration between England and the rest of the mainland highlights the challenge facing the auto industry if England leaves the EU without a deal, or without frictionless trade, an industry conference heard recently.

Stephan Freismuth, Customs Manager, BMW Group, said whatever the future relationship looked like, any type of customs border between England and the EU would cause significant delays.

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